Job Landscape in Lancashire
Job Landscape in Lancashire One of the largest local economies in Northern England, Lancashire supports almost 620,000 jobs. The local Growth Plan aims to create up to 50,000 new jobs over the next ten years, which would out-perform the UK average. Aerospace, nuclear, automotive, chemical polymer and shale gas sectors are likely to become key drivers of growth. Lancashire is also home to industries like advanced manufacturing, high technology textiles and tourism. A large percentage of employees in Lancashire work in the service sector, including retail, financial and business services, education and public administration. The agriculture, livestock and dairy farming sectors are also important employers and producers. Job Growth and Opportunities According to a recent survey, 68 per cent of Lancashire businesses anticipate creating new jobs in 2014, with many expecting more than 15 per cent growth. Explore these job opportunities, from entry-level to experienced professionals, on LiveCareer. How to Get Hired Match your skills and experience with the countless open jobs on LiveCareer. Narrow your search by industry, job title or location. Make sure your CV represents the skills the employer identifies in the job description and, using the easy step-by-step process, apply for those jobs that are a good match.